[JURIST] Egypt's Court of Cassation [SIS backgrounder], its highest court, on Thursday overturned the jail sentence of former prime minister Ahmed Nazif [JURIST news archive] and ordered a retrial on charges of illicit gains. The court overturned [Daily News Egypt report] his sentence pursuant to Article 166 of Egypt's 2012 Constitution [text, PDF, JURIST report], which states that charges can only be brought against a prime minister in connection with his or her official conduct by the president, the prosecutor...

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